Philippians 4:6-7 Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Luke 16:11 - So if you have not been trustworthy in handling worldly wealth, who will trust you with true riches?
Stewardship is Discipleship
Determine my priorities
Priority: Superiority in rank or position
Matthew 6:33 - But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
Deuteronomy 14:23 - Eat the tithe of your grain, new wine and oil, and the firstborn of your herds and flocks in the presence of the Lord your God at the place he will choose as a dwelling for his Name, so that you may learn to revere the Lord your God always.
Decide to Get Out of Debt
Psalm 37:21 - The wicked borrow and do not repay.
Hebrews 13:5 - Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have.
Discipline Myself in Small Financial Ways
Luke 16:10 - Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with very much, and whoever is dishonest with very little will also be dishonest with much.
Galatians 6:9 - Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.
Discover the joy of generosity
John 3:16 - For God so loved the world that He gave His only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.
Do It Starting Today
James 1:22 - Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says.
Four Action Steps:
1) Attend each Sunday for the rest of this series.
2) Join a Life Group
3) Decide to give generously each week.
4) Pray for financial peace.